Target works closely with suppliers around the world. We constantly seek new and innovative ways to deliver more value to our guests while strengthening communities where we do business.

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we value partnerships

Our relationships with our suppliers are closely connected with the great shopping experience we create for our guests. By building strong partnerships with suppliers for both retail and non-retail needs, our guests and suppliers can feel good about doing business with us. And most importantly, we can offer you incredible values each time you shop.

become a Target supplier

Interested in selling your products at our stores or at We hold ourselves and our vendors to the highest standards. Please review the following and ensure you can commit to:

Getting started
You'll need to first connect with one of our merchandising or sourcing team members.

If your product is selected, you'll get an email invitation from a Target team member to set up an account on our Partners Online portal. Once set up, your company information will be validated through Target’s approval and onboarding process. You'll also need to provide us with a list of the brands you own or license from the trademark owner.

Target non-retail procurement vendors

The Target Non-Retail Procurement Group buys non-retail equipment, materials, services, energy and supplies for our stores, distribution centers and headquarters locations. It also sells retired fixed assets and unsaleable merchandise (guest returns, damaged items and overstocks).

Target Chairman and CEO Brian Cornell

a statement from our CEO on supplier diversity

“We believe it is good business and invite suppliers to engage and explore opportunities with Target. As a core component of living our inclusivity belief Supplier Diversity aims to expand opportunities for diverse suppliers

Underrepresented businesses are critical to strengthening the great shopping experience we create for our guest. By investing in these suppliers, we demonstrate our commitment to building strong partnerships to ensure broader, more innovative assortments, economic development and quality of life for the communities we serve.

Guests and suppliers can feel great about doing business with us. And most importantly, Supplier Diversity helps us offer our guests incredible value each time they shop.” — Brian Cornell, Target's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

partners in supplier diversity

While every business unit at Target has specific needs and requirements, we look for certified diverse suppliers who can provide innovative, competitively priced goods and services, foster community and economic development, and enhance our ability to deliver shareholder value.

Among the national groups we partner with to further our initiatives and help us develop diverse supplier relationships are:

register your diverse business

Register your company at Supplier Registration to help increase your company’s visibility with the Supplier Diversity team for potential opportunities to do business with us.

good to know

  • We scored a 100 on The Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index
  • We're committed to partnering with certified diverse suppliers
  • 5% of our profit helps to strengthen our communities